Sponsors

Principal Sponsor

Google

About Google

Google’s innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google’s targeted advertising program, which is the largest and fastest growing in the industry, provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit www.google.com.


Premier Sponsor

LiveRail

About LiveRail

LiveRail, a Facebook company, is a leading publisher monetization platform for video – with more than 10 billion ads delivered via its platform each month, setting the standard for innovative video advertising technology solutions. LiveRail provides premium publishers with the technology infrastructure to sell their video inventory smarter and safer, across all devices.

Founded in 2007, LiveRail Inc. is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, with offices in New York and London.


Title Sponsor

CPXi

About CPXi

CPXi is a digital media holding company, providing technology, services and processes that make digital more efficient and effective. Distinct divisions evolve in parallel with emerging digital media capabilities to meet the myriad of challenges faced by marketers and content providers. These divisions operate both independently and in concert, and include: bRealTime, providing programmatic solutions for both supply and demand side partners; AdReady, delivering best-in-class programmatic creative, media technology and services for agencies and marketers; CCDR Media, offering cross-channel direct response campaign executions for performance driven marketers; Consumed Media, creating unique content opportunities for today’s evolving digital media ecosystem; Hatched.at, serving as an internal incubator to solve tomorrow’s advertising challenges. CPXi is a privately held company.


Title Sponsor

Operative

About Operative

Operative Media is the premier advertising business management company enabling media and advertising organizations to profitably run increasingly complex businesses with simplicity. Operative’s next-generation, SaaS-based platform, Operative.One, and technology-enabled services help media industry leaders and their partners reduce transaction costs and boost advertising revenue by balancing operational efficiency with innovation. More than 200 industry leaders representing over 30 percent of digital advertising revenue—including MSN, OMD, NBC Universal and Pandora—rely on Operative to provide the business processes and systems necessary to package, sell, traffic, manage, optimize, and collect revenue on advertising products. For more information, visit operative.com.


Title Sponsor

The Trade Desk

About The Trade Desk

The Trade Desk powers the most sophisticated buyers in advertising technology. Founded by the pioneers of real-time bidding, The Trade Desk has become the fastest growing demand-side platform in the industry by offering agencies, aggregators, and their advertisers best-in-class technology to manage display, social, and video advertising campaigns.

The Trade Desk empowers buyers at the campaign level with the most expressive bid capabilities in market, full-funnel attribution, and detailed reporting that illustrates the consumer journey from initial impression to conversion. By maintaining a pure buy-side focus, The Trade Desk delivers on branding and performance for clients worldwide.

Headquartered in Ventura, Calif., The Trade Desk has offices across the United States, Europe, and Asia.


Title Sponsor

Videology

About Videology

Videology (videologygroup.com) is one of the world’s largest video advertising platforms. By simplifying big data, we empower marketers and media companies to make smarter advertising decisions to fully harness the value of their audience across screens. Our math and science-based technology enables our customers to manage, measure and optimize digital video and TV advertising to achieve the best results in the converging media landscape.

Videology, Inc., is a privately-held, venture-backed company, whose investors include Catalyst Investors, Comcast Ventures, NEA, Pinnacle Ventures, and Valhalla Partners. Videology is headquartered in Baltimore, MD, with key offices in New York, Austin, Toronto, London, Paris, Madrid, Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney and sales teams across North America.


Title Sponsor

Xaxis

About Xaxis

Xaxis is a global digital media platform that programmatically connects advertisers and publishers to audiences across all addressable channels. Xaxis combines proprietary technology, unique data assets and exclusive media relationships with the brightest team of audience analysts, data scientists and software engineers. Advertisers working with Xaxis achieve higher ROI from digital marketing campaigns. Publishers deliver relevant content and advertising to new and valuable audiences. Xaxis works with over 2,700 clients across 32 markets in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America.

For more information, visit www.xaxis.com.


VIP Sponsor

Adslot

About Adslot

Adslot’s leading programmatic direct platform is a purpose built media trading solution to meet the needs of buyers and sellers of premium display advertising. Adslot benefits publishers, agencies and advertisers alike by providing structural efficiencies in the way premium display media is traded. Publishers realize significant reductions in the cost of fulfillment, freeing their sales teams to dedicate more time to building relationships and generating new revenue streams. Media buyers and advertisers benefit from real time access to, and purchase of, guaranteed inventory across multiple publishers, including advanced planning capabilities.


VIP Sponsor

AOL Networks

About AOL Networks

Balancing the intersection of premium and programmatic, AOL Networks enables the world’s top marketers and media brands to reach consumers across desktop, mobile, tablet and connected TVs with impact through premium experiences, programmatic buying and performance driven campaigns. We are the global partner of choice for leading publishers, advertisers and agencies seeking to maximize the value of their online brands.


VIP Sponsor

AppNexus

About AppNexus

AppNexus is a technology company that provides trading solutions and powers marketplaces for Internet advertising. Its open, unified, and powerful programmatic platform empowers customers to more effectively buy and sell media, allowing them to innovate, differentiate, and transform their businesses. As the world's largest independent ad tech company, AppNexus is led by the pioneers of the web's original ad exchanges. Headquartered in New York City with 20 global offices, AppNexus employs more than 750 of the brightest minds in advertising and technology who believe that advertising powers the Internet. For more information, follow us at @AppNexus or visit us at www.appnexus.com.


VIP Sponsor

BlueKai

About BlueKai

BlueKai is Big Data for Marketing. The BlueKai Data Activation System enables marketers and publishers to use what they know to power what they do, turning insights into action, and driving higher efficiency & performance in their marketing. Through data activation, our enterprise-level SaaS solution unites fragmented data sources to drive omni-channel data aggregation and targeting. BlueKai’s customers use data to analyze, advertise, optimize and monetize their audiences in ways that were previously unavailable to them and with BlueKai’s “data unchained” methodology, your customized data segmentation can be leveraged anywhere and is not restricted to any single channel.


VIP Sponsor

Collective

About Collective

Collective is a leading data-driven, programmatic advertising company that connects brand marketers to audiences with personalized ad experiences across screens and formats.  Collective's unified view of the consumer platform breaks down traditional media silos and enables brands to control audience reach & frequency and choreograph messaging across TV, PC, tablet and smartphone devices.  Headquartered in New York with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London and Bangalore. Collective is backed by Accel Partners, Cox Media Group, Greycroft Partners, iNovia Capital and Samsung Ventures. To learn more about Collective, visit www.collective.com


VIP Sponsor

BrightRoll

About BrightRoll

BrightRoll is the only independent and unified programmatic video advertising platform for reaching audiences across web, mobile and connected TV. The company powers digital video advertising for the world’s largest brands, including 85 of the top 100 US advertisers and 18 of the top 20 advertising technology companies. The platform enables advertisers to reach 4 in 5 video viewers online and consistently ranks among the top two video ad platforms in ads served. As a result, BrightRoll technology collects and analyzes hundreds of billions of data points monthly enabling real-time decisions that drive ROI for advertisers. To learn more, visit www.brightroll.com.


VIP Sponsor

comScore+M:Metrics

About comScore

comScore is a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, delivering insights on web, mobile and TV consumer behavior that enable clients to maximize the value of their digital investments.

Through its Audience Analytics, Advertising Analytics, and Enterprise Analytics product suites, comScore provides its clients with a variety of on-demand software, real-time analytics and custom solutions to succeed in a multi-platform world. The proprietary comScore Census NetworkTM (CCN) leverages a world-class technology infrastructure to capture trillions of digital interactions a month and power big data analytics on a global scale for its more than 2,000 clients.


VIP Sponsor

eXelate

About eXelate

eXelate is the smart data company that powers smarter digital marketing decisions worldwide for marketers, agencies, platforms, publishers and data providers. eXelate’s smart data platform provides accurate, actionable, and agile data and analytics on online household demographics, purchase intent, and behavioral propensities. Through the collection of trillions of directly measured online data points and distribution partnerships with information leaders such as Nielsen, Nielsen Catalina, MasterCard Advisors, Bizo, and more, eXelate makes online, offline, and custom modeled data sets actionable across 700M online consumers worldwide. eXelate is a leader in privacy compliant advertising practices. For more information, please visit http://www.exelate.com or follow @eXelate.


VIP Sponsor

FreeWheel

About FreeWheel

FreeWheel helps the largest players in the television industry generate revenue from their ad-supported content through a robust technology platform for ad management and monetization, a private marketplace for premium television inventory, and advisory services. FreeWheel's solutions are used by companies like ABC, AOL, Inc., DIRECTV, ESPN, NBCUniversal, BSkyB, Turner Broadcasting System, and Viacom, Inc. to profitably monetize their professional content on desktop, mobile, OTT, and traditional STB devices.


VIP Sponsor

GfK

About GfK

GfK is one of the world's largest research companies, with around 13,000 experts working to discover new insights into the way people live, think and shop, in over 100 markets, every day. GfK is constantly innovating and using the latest technologies and the smartest methodologies to give its clients the clearest understanding of the most important people in the world: their customers.


VIP Sponsor

I-Behavior

About I-Behavior

I-Behavior is a data and analytics company that builds targeted audience segments to help companies reach the right consumers across any channel – online, postal, email, social and mobile. With I-Behavior intelligence, online and direct marketing campaigns reach individuals who are most likely to purchase your products and services, as determined by past buying behavior. I-Behavior’s cooperative database includes more than 2,750 data-contributing members and 190 million individuals representing more than $465 billion in online and offline purchases. I-Behavior is a KBM Group Company, part of the WPP organization. The Company has offices in Colorado, New York, Sao Paulo and London.


VIP Sponsor

INDEX Platform

About Index by Casale Media

Index is a transparent and fully customizable exchange technology that enables sell side media firms to monetize ad inventories programmatically and in real time. An evolution of online media technology veteran, Casale Media, Index equips enterprise sellers with custom architected solutions, fully transparent sell side management technology, and access to programmatic demand that is organized and certified by humans into a clear and robust taxonomy.


VIP Sponsor

Integral Ad Science

About Integral Ad Science

Integral Ad Science is the leading global provider of actionable advertising intelligence data for buyers and sellers of digital media and is the industry's standard for rating media quality. Since launching the industry’s first preventative brand safety solution in 2009, powered by constant growth and innovation, Integral has evolved into a global media valuation platform that is essential to the buying and selling of quality media. Integral focuses on a comprehensive solution set that enables advertising to appear in quality environments and receive favorable exposure — while the sell side can monitor and control its quality and performance. Integral’s technology drives improved visibility, efficiency, and ROI for players across the digital media landscape. For more information, please visit www.integralads.com.


VIP Sponsor

Krux

About Krux

Krux (www.krux.com) is a cloud-based data management company that helps businesses and people interact more productively through smarter, faster, safer flow of people data. Krux provides the platform for marketers and publishers to unify their data from multiple sources (web, mobile, CRM and etc.) and activate the data across any channel in real-time. Today, Krux reaches two billion browsers and devices worldwide, serves over 20 billion page views and processes more than 1.5 billion CRM records per month. With Krux, companies like Kellogg's, Warner Brothers, News Corp and Meredith, are improving revenue and engagement through the delivery of personalized brand experiences.


VIP Sponsor

MediaLink

About MediaLink

Founded in 2004, MediaLink provides strategic advisory and implementation services to companies at all stages of the business life cycle at the convergence of media, marketing, technology and entertainment. In addition to developing, refining and executing strategies that drive competitive advantage and business acceleration for its partners, the company has diversified its product suite to include executive search, conference programming and event production. MediaLink’s client partners are companies in the Fortune 500, media, entertainment and emerging technology companies, and private equity and venture capital firms. With headquarters in New York and Los Angeles, MediaLink is led by Michael Kassan and Wenda Harris Millard alongside a team of 70+, including senior executives with deep and broad operational expertise in their respective fields.


VIP Sponsor

Mediaocean

About Mediaocean

Mediaocean is the leading software platform for the advertising community. Our platforms allow 80,000 global users at the world’s advertising holding companies, large agencies, and independents to efficiently manage and coordinate the entire advertising workflow—from planning and buying, to invoicing and paying, to analyzing and optimizing campaigns—across $130B in digital and traditional advertising. Learn more at www.Mediaocean.com.


VIP Sponsor

Neustar AdAdvisor

About Neustar

Identity matters and it’s time to talk about it. As marketers, we need to be relevant all the time and Neustar can help you do just that. We’re your authoritative source for accurate identity information with privacy-by-design at its core. In today’s complex marketing ecosystem, consumer information changes rapidly. Built on Neustar PlatformOne™, we enable activation of customer and media intelligence in real time so that agencies and brands have a comprehensive, up-to-date portrait of customers and prospects. By linking online consumer interactions with offline authoritative datasets, you can use a single identity across all channels and devices in order to understand your best consumers, create a personalized experiences, and drive an increase in reach and sales. For more information, visit www.neustar.biz.


VIP Sponsor

Nielsen

About Nielsen

Nielsen studies consumers in more than 100 countries to give you the most complete view of trends and habits worldwide. And we’re constantly evolving, not only where or what we measure, but also by helping you understand how our insights drive profitable growth. Whether you’re a multinational enterprise or a single storefront, we believe innovation is the key to success—both in what you create and how you market your products and ideas. That’s why we continue to develop better solutions: to help you meet the needs of today’s consumers, and discover where they’re headed next. Learn more at www.nielsen.com.


VIP Sponsor

OpenX

About OpenX

OpenX is a global leader in web and mobile advertising technology. OpenX’s vision is to unleash the full economic potential of digital media companies through superior advertising technology. OpenX provides a comprehensive technology platform for publishers that includes one of the first and largest programmatic ad exchanges, a next generation supply side platform and fully featured ad serving. All these products are multiscreen and OpenX also offers one of the industry’s most robust SDKs for app developers.

OpenX Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of OpenX Software Ltd., is based in Los Angeles and is backed by leading investors including Accel Partners, Index Ventures, SAP Ventures, and Samsung Venture Investment Corporation. OpenX is a trademark of OpenX Limited.

For more information, please visit www.openx.com

Please follow us on Twitter: @OpenX and Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/OpenX


VIP Sponsor

PubMatic

About PubMatic

PubMatic is the technology platform that powers the programmatic advertising strategy of leading publishers and premium brands. Our innovative solutions help content providers drive the highest value for their digital media assets and provide consumers with a more personalized advertising experience across display, mobile, and video. PubMatic's One Platform, proprietary technology and advanced mobile capabilities are utilized by a global roster of comScore publishers. Pioneering online auctions for the buying and selling of media through Real-Time Bidding and Private Marketplace, PubMatic also works with over 400 advertising partners and has offices worldwide with headquarters in Redwood City, California.


VIP Sponsor

Rubicon Project

About Rubicon Project

Rubicon Project pioneered advertising automation and is now doing for advertising what companies like NASDAQ did for stock trading. The company’s automated advertising platform is used by more than 700 of the world’s premium publishers and applications to transact with over 100,000 advertising brands globally.

A company driven by innovation, Rubicon Project has engineered the Advertising Automation Cloud, one of the largest real-time cloud and Big Data computing systems, processing trillions of transactions within milliseconds each month. According to comScore March 2014, Rubicon Project reaches 97 percent of U.S. Internet users per month.

Headquartered in Los Angeles, Rubicon Project has ten offices across the globe including New York, San Francisco, Paris, Hamburg, Sydney, London, and Tokyo.


VIP Sponsor

Sharethrough

About Sharethrough

Sharethrough is a software company that powers in-feed advertising for brands and publishers. Fortune 1000 brands and their agencies use the Sharethrough platform to drive engagement on premium websites for their original branded content, and top media companies partner with Sharethrough to create, manage and monetize in-feed ads across all connected devices. Founded in 2008, the company now has over 85 full-time employees and is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York and Chicago.  Sharethrough is privately held and please visit www.sharethrough.com to learn more.


VIP Sponsor

Visible Measures

About Visible Measures

Visible Measures is the real-time video content marketing platform of choice. Global brands rely on Visible Measures to engage audiences with relevant video content across channels and devices. Visible Measures predictably maximizes desired marketing results through its broadly embedded technology and the world’s most comprehensive data footprint.


VIP Sponsor

WebSpectator

About WebSpectator

WebSpectator is the world's first real-time mobile and web advertising metric, ad server and ad exchange that measures and trades the actual time-spent viewing ads, videos or any media component. 

WebSpectator is an agnostic network that lets publishers increase ad revenue and advertisers achieve better ROI with new metrics, analytics and business insights for ad exposure time, engagement and viewability. WebSpectator technology was named Cool Vendor for Media in Gartner's Cool Vendors 2012 report. For more information, please visit www.webspectator.com.


VIP Sponsor

Yahoo

About Yahoo

Yahoo is focused on making the world’s daily habits inspiring and entertaining. By creating highly personalized experiences for our users, we keep people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the world. In turn, we create value for advertisers by connecting them with the audiences that build their businesses. Yahoo is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and has offices located throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific (APAC) and the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions. For more information, visit the pressroom (pressroom.yahoo.net) or the Company’s blog (yahoo.tumblr.com).


Supporting Sponsor

Adap.tv

About Adap.tv

Adap.tv, a division of AOL Networks, is transforming the way video advertising is bought and sold. Adap.tv’s video intelligence platform, Pathway, helps many of the world’s largest brands, agencies, publishers and ad networks intelligently, effectively and safely plan, buy and measure billions of video ad trades programmatically every month across web, linear TV and mobile video.

Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Adap.tv has US offices in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York, and international offices in Australia, India, Japan, Singapore and the UK. For more information, please visit adap.tv, or follow Adap.tv on Twitter @Adaptv, Facebook at facebook.com/adaptv and LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/adap-tv.


Supporting Sponsor

Lotame

About Lotame

Lotame is the DMP for Maximum Audience Impact—helping publishers, marketers and agencies maximize the way they collect, unify, protect, and activate audience data. Leveraging the industry’s most robust audience management engine, they’re able to intelligently monetize data, create premium properties, target more efficiently, and drive higher campaign performance and revenue. We’re dedicated to constant innovation, and helping our clients take full advantage of big data. Together, we’re doing things that others haven’t thought of yet. To learn more, visit lotame.com.


Media Sponsor

Advertising Age

About Advertising Age

Advertising Age (adage.com) is a multi-platform media brand delivering news and intelligence to the advertising, marketing and media industries, as well as targeted strategies for brand building and messaging in today’s complex business world. From the digital community to the entertainment industries, from the Hispanic market to the global stage itself, agencies, media, and marketers all turn to Ad Age print, digital, and special event brands for the insights and analysis they need to succeed.


Media Sponsor

Adweek

About Adweek

With $1.3 trillion in annual spending and rising, the global media industry is more influential than ever. At the center of this dynamic and ever-evolving industry is Adweek – The Voice of Media. Adweek covers all the aspects of the modern communications business—from advertising, media buying, and brand building to content, social networks, and digital strategies—with its weekly magazine and cutting-edge web destination.


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